Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:30 AM - 6:15 PM
Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance, and new media.
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Doe Library
In the 1860s, Frederick Douglass gave several public lectures about the importance of the thennew invention of photography. In “Pictures and Progress” he shared his vision of the role he hoped photography would play in fostering a more democratic society after the Civil War. Douglass thus became one of the first major American theorists of the medium. This presentation and discussion...
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley invites you to learn more about the world of plant-based fibers and dyes. From traditional uses to inspired future innovation in eco-fashion and textiles, a walk through our exhibit illuminates the connection of culture with nature. Free with Garden Admission
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Have you ever noticed that each place has its own distinct set of colors? This watercolor workshop explores the colors that make up The UC Botanical Garden. Through classroom and garden we will develop color palettes that reflect this remarkable place.
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Have you ever noticed that each place has its own distinct set of colors? This watercolor workshop explores the colors that make up The UC Botanical Garden. Through classroom and garden we will develop color palettes that reflect this remarkable place. Learn and refine your color mixing skills, and how “limited palettes” can create a wide range of subtle color.
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:00 PM
Doe Library
Koerner examines Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Delights—approaching the painting as a representation of a world without history and without law. The discussion emerges from a larger project in which Koerner explores the relationship between art and freedom under a range of emergency “states of siege,” including apartheid South Africa and Nazi Germany.
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stephens Hall
This year’s Avenali Chair in the Humanities, Harvard art historian Joseph Leo Koerner, joins a panel of scholars to discuss the role of art in a society in which freedom is radically curtailed, such as Nazi Germany and apartheid South Africa. Panelists engage with audience members in lively discussion about creative expression under an emergency “state of siege."
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Learn to make beautiful handmade paper from plants in your own garden! No experience necessary. This class will discuss the basics of harvesting, cooking, and processing plants and forming into sheets of handmade paper. Participants are welcome to bring in contributions from their home gardens. You’ll never look at your garden the same way again!
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Lynn Hershman Leeson is a Bay Area feminist artist, video/filmmaker and pioneering digital media artist. Over the last four decades, artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson has been internationally acclaimed for her art and films. One of the most influential media artists, Hershman Leeson is widely recognized for her innovative work investigating issues that are now recognized as key to the...
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
UC Botanical Garden
While there are many lessons in Asian Brush Painting, there are four classics of flower painting in the tradition of Chinese Brush traditionally known as the 'Four Gentleman,' this series will introduce these plants, including bamboo, plum blossoms, orchid, and chrysanthemum.